further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
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|4 years 5 weeks ago||Shut. The. Fuck. Up.||
Seriously, nobody cares about your personal vendetta against the Free Press. This thread has may be 3 relevant responses to your post, none of which actually agree with you. The rest of them basically make fun of you. You're not going to change anyone's mind about the Free Press at this point, so why don't you just let it go. Or at the very least, can you go blog about this on your own site or something?
|4 years 6 weeks ago||Chris Balas is a tool||
I would second this notion. His coaching search coverage was an absolute joke and even that's an understatement. I really felt like I got better coverage from ESPN than his "insider info".
|4 years 6 weeks ago||And I have a feeling that if||
And I have a feeling that if the defense does get significantly better, you'll be one of the people here claiming that better defensive coaching had nothing to do with it and that it was all a result of an extra year in the system.
It's no secret that Obi Ezeh couldn't figure out where to line up for 3 years. Even with Demens, we consistently saw him lining up too close to the DT and getting swallowed by an OL. We saw the defense constantly taking bad angles, missing lots of tackles partially due to poor technique, and not communicating coverages properly. I would argue that most of that has to do with poor coaching than youth. Over RR's tenure, we've unquestionably struggled to develop our defensive players (please don't bring up Mike Martin as a counterexample).
|4 years 6 weeks ago||Not to bring back repressed||
Not to bring back repressed memories, but we probably would have landed Frost and Hart this class had RR stayed and both are 5 stars.
|4 years 9 weeks ago||We get it.. you hate the Free||
We get it.. you hate the Free Press and any journalist that doesn't support RR in general. Let it go, big guy.
Or at least stop posting about it.
|4 years 12 weeks ago||Fucking hilarious. +1!||
Fucking hilarious. +1!
|4 years 12 weeks ago||Flying in from SFO (San||
Flying in from SFO (San Fran), absolutely stoked!
|4 years 13 weeks ago||+1 Does it support||
Does it support GameCenter?
|4 years 13 weeks ago||I still don't understand why||
I still don't understand why people like that show so much. It's not even really a debate show. They usually agree with each other, but just try to yell and talk over each other. Though I have to admit, there's nothing better on TV at that time so when I'm faking a sick day, I watch it too.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||Conference record. Signature||
Conference record. Signature wins. Stanford's admission standards for athletes. Yeah, you get the point.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||I would be interested to get||
I would be interested to get a comparison of how many possessions we got for these games. I would imagine they are higher than against the bad teams since the OSU/Wisconsin/Iowas scored on us more. That and what everyone else said... points.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||people on here seem to think||
No, we (known on MGoBlog as traitors?) think RR is a bad fit as a head football coach because he can't even field a team, in year 3, to COMPETE with the good Big 10 teams (minus Penn State at the moment). Wisconsin and Iowa would have been good a lot more often if Lloyd Carr's teams would have stunk as much as our current team does. I will admit that I expected a upper-middle of the pack Michigan team this year, but I also expected to put up a fight against the better teams. As Dave Brandon said, it's more than just about the wins and losses.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||Oh come on.. that was||
Oh come on.. that was actually funny. If more people vented like that, this would be a much better place.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||He did not have a Michigan||
Didn't mean to imply in my reply that he had an offer. I thought that he was going to get an offer but never did once the Boren family turned on RR. FWIW Rivals also doesn't list a Michigan offer for Zach Boren.
Also, that looks like a link to his profile on Scout. I couldn't find the article that claims that Justin Boren left Michigan because Zach Boren didn't get an offer.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||Do you have any concrete||
Do you have any concrete sources for stating that Boren left because Zach Boren didn't get an offer? I was under the impression that he was going to get offered soon before the whole Boren fiasco.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||Also, he interviewed for the||
Also, he interviewed for the J-E-T-S before they hired Rex Ryan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Harbaugh
|4 years 14 weeks ago||The type of offense doesn't||
The type of offense doesn't determine how good a team is going to be or whether or not they have a "puncher's chance" to win. A pro style offense can score just as many points as a spread offense and can get athletes in space just as much, if needed. At the end of the day, as even RR has said many times, it's all about the players on the field and not necessarily about the scheme (and of course about the other 2 phases).
That's a silly thing to say to try and strengthen your case. Stanford's talent level isn't even comparable to Oregon's. With the exception of Andrew Luck, I would take Oregon's 3rd stringers at almost every position over Stanford's first stringers. And if you want proof of the opposite, USC was able to dominate Oregon with a pro-style offense for many years. Pitt beat WVU in 2006 running a pro-style set. But that doesn't mean that either style is better or doesn't work.
|4 years 15 weeks ago||Have you been to a Stanford||
Have you been to a Stanford game at Palo Alto? Even in rivalry games, it's barely half full. I'm ALWAYS able to buy tickets when I get there and pick up almost any seats I want. That's why he would leave... nobody at Stanford truly cares about football. Also, if he resurrected Michigan football, he would almost become the next Bo and his massive ego has to love that.
*Disclaimer - I'm a big Jim Harbaugh fan and actually even agreed with his anti-M comments when he made them (and yes I've read Brian's response to that).
|4 years 15 weeks ago||Agree on all counts. Stonum||
Agree on all counts. Stonum was carrying the team on his back for a lot of the second half with his returns as well as his catches. Overall, I was really happy to see the team fight back in the 2nd half.
One more positive, RR decided to onside kick early in the 3rd quarter. Though we didn't get possession and looked totally uncoordinated, I liked the call.
|4 years 17 weeks ago||Without a doubt.. Dick||
Without a doubt.. Dick (David) Chesney. The guy had the worst inferiority complex on campus, possibly because he went to State. He constantly felt the need to try and show people that he had a phd. He was also a total asshole. In EECS 281 in our semester, he took down lecture slides that were already online because some smart guy brought a camera to class and was taking pictures of his lectures (right in front of him, might I add). And he constantly threatened to fail seniors at 496 which was a total dick move IMO. Overall the worst and biggest douche of a professor I've had. I think I knew more than him back when I was in school.
|4 years 21 weeks ago||If only Tony Fadell had not||
If only Tony Fadell had not retired!
|4 years 23 weeks ago||Can't tell if you're being||
Can't tell if you're being sarcastic or not, but don't right-footed kickers prefer to kick it from the right hash, like Garrett Hartley's game winning kick on MNF yesterday.
|4 years 24 weeks ago||Child Please|
|4 years 24 weeks ago||I wanted to know this as well||
I wanted to know this as well and couldn't find a good answer. Unfortunately, I don't have Big Ten Alternate, only the main one so it sounds like I'll have to catch the UMass game somewhere else... Ugh it's times like these that I wish I didn't have Comcast!
Also, where are people seeing that ESPN has picked up the Bowling Green game? I checked the schedule on ESPN and it still does not have any updates about which channel the game will be broadcasted on.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||It's a little bit of a||
It's a little bit of a stretch to conclude that ND would have WON the game if Crist was in for all of the first half. You're assuming that the UM defense wouldn't have gotten a bit more familiar with Crist and that the UM offensive play-calling would have been the exact same regardless of the score. Though to be fair, if I was on your end, I would definitely tell myself the same thing.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Actually, I saw him||
Actually, I saw him complaining on that one (in the 2nd half on a sweep to their left if I'm not mistaken) and I really didn't think he was held.
I did catch Roh and Martin getting held on a couple of occasions, but I also saw our offensive linemen get away with a couple of holds so I thought it just evened out.
|4 years 27 weeks ago||Use the 'Find my Droid'||
Use the 'Find my Droid' feature.
|4 years 27 weeks ago||#14 college bar?!? I can||
#14 college bar?!? I can probably think of 14 college bars in the midwest alone that are better than Good Time Charley's. I mean I'm feeling the love, but that's asking for the site's credibility to be questioned. I guess I'll add that to my list of Michigan things to brag about.
|4 years 28 weeks ago||Is it normal for me to feel||
Is it normal for me to feel like crying?
|4 years 30 weeks ago||Logic Schlogic||
Get out of here Irish with that logic nonsense... Michigan didn't get him because we didn't want him or because of negative recruiting. Not because of Iowa being a decent place for a kid to go to school or because of the possible risk of RR getting fired in the middle of a recruit's college career. Nope.. it's definitely negative recruiting.